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Oct
20
2017
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Is corruption always a constraint for development? Is there a universal means to tackle corruption? What impact does corruption have on the quality of democracy? These and other questions were raised...
Oct
18
2017
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Yachts. Cars. Cash. Around 3.5 million euro held by former Tunisian President, Ben Ali, was returned to the country in May 2015 after Swiss authorities joined efforts with their Tunisian counterparts...
Oct
18
2017
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In the first three months of this year, hundreds of thousands of Romanians took to the streets of Bucharest. They protested against political corruption and attempts by politicians to maintain...
Oct
10
2017
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Kyrgyzstan is seen as a beacon of hope for democracy in Central Asia, in a region otherwise dominated by autocratic regimes. However, as is the case in many places, money in politics is undermining...
Oct
06
2017
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On 15 September, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal of Brazil organized a regional conference on ‘Democracy and Elections’ as part of International Day of Democracy celebrations. The conference was...
Sep
27
2017
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Sep
27
2017
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Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the staff member. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily represent...
Sep
22
2017
News Article
Dr Daniel Zovatto, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean for International IDEA, made a presentation at the seminar "The challenge of political financing in Argentina and in Córdoba...
Sep
06
2017
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The Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean of International IDEA, Dr Daniel Zovatto, participated in the Conference on Electoral Integrity in Latin America, held in Mexico City on 14-...
Aug
07
2017
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To complement efforts aimed at plugging illicit financial flows and achieving a new development finance mechanism for Africa, International IDEA’s Africa and West Asia Programme, in partnership with...
Jul
25
2017
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The Congress of the Republic of Peru is laying the ground for a comprehensive electoral reform process, a major step forward for the country’s democracy and citizens. For the past months,...
Jul
20
2017
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More than 100 parliamentarians, staff from Myanmar’s Union Parliament, and senior officials from ministries participated in a two-day conference in Nay Pyi Taw on 1-2 July 2017 to discuss practical...
Jun
28
2017
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Today, nearly two-thirds of the world’s countries provide political parties and/or candidates with public funding, through either monetary or indirect financial support such as subsidised access to...
Jun
28
2017
News Article
No voice should be left unheard. No one should be left behind. No one should be subject to any form of exclusionary rhetoric. For democracy to be sustainable, International IDEA believes that...
Jun
22
2017
Feature Story
Many Eastern European countries have a bad reputation when it comes to corruption and to political corruption in particular. The widespread public mistrust of political parties and politicians in the...
Jun
22
2017
News Article
"I am grateful for the honor of receiving this award that bears the illustrious name of Guillermo O' Donnell.  My words of gratitude for all those who decided to bestow this award on me; I note...
May
11
2017
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Feb
28
2017
News Article
Banning donations by foreign interests to parties or candidates is a common regulatory measure. “The rationale is quite simple: (…) to protect the principle of self-determination and national...
Aug
09
2016
News Article
Financing of political parties and electoral campaigns as part of larger political reform was the main topic of a seminar held on 28 July at the Sindicatura General de la Nación in Buenos Aires,...
Jul
19
2016
Feature Story
On the occasion of the 24th World Congress of Political Science, which will take place on 23-27 July 2016 at Poznan, Poland, International IDEA is set to lead discussions on key democracy issues and...